2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Federal Art Project.

  1. George Biddle papers, 1863-1973

    3,500 items. 31 containers plus 1 oversize. 12 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist and public official. Correspondence; diaries; drafts and printed copies of speeches, articles, and a memoir; sketchbooks; scrapbooks; announcements; book reviews; and other papers relating chiefly to Biddle's role in American art, his work for the federal support of art, and the Federal Art Project, including also material relating to his involvment with the United States War Department Art Advisory Committee, World War II, and the Nuremberg War Crime Trials.

  2. Federal Theatre Project collection, 1932-1943

    approximately 525,000 items. 1,554 containers. 200 mapcase folders. 584.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Federal Theatre Project, created by the U.S. Works Progress Administration in 1935, was designed to conserve and develop the skills of theater workers, re-employ them on public relief, and to bring theater to thousands in the United States who had never before seen live theatrical performances. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, play and radio scripts, reports, research studies, manuals, publications, bulletins, forms, lists, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, charts, costume and set designs, blue-prints, posters, addressograph plates, photographs, negatives, slides, playbills, and other records documenting the activities of the Federal Theatre Project and its impact on all aspects of the theater. Some materials in this collection contain offensive or demeaning language.